More Similar than Different – The Welfare of Roma Children and Youth and the Realization of their Rights in Finland
Publications of the Ombudsman for Children in Finland 2011:3.
Published online 3.2.2011. Published only online.
Published in finnish 8/2009.
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This article focuses on the welfare and rights of the Finnish Roma children and youth. The original research report was published under the Office of the Ombudsman for Children in Finland in 2009. The reported study was based on qualitative interviews with 36 Roma children and youth between 10-18 years. This article discusses the main findings of the report. It concludes with suggestions on improving and strengthening the welfare and rights of Roma children in Finland.